Sierra Designs, Sorel Caribou, Bonfire, The North Face, By Ralph Lauren, Victorinox, Timberland, Redfeather, Banana Republic
(Jeff Lipsky)

Winter Recess

New-school technical pieces look after the serious business of snowbound fun, while playing nice with the classics of cold-weather style

Sierra Designs, Sorel Caribou, Bonfire, The North Face, By Ralph Lauren, Victorinox, Timberland, Redfeather, Banana Republic

THE CORE: On him, the wool-and-leather ARMO jacket ($1,200) from RLX BY RALPH LAUREN fits snug underneath a parka; combine VICTORINOX’s LOCH DOWN jacket ($225) and dressy OSLO pants ($155), made from water- and wind-resistant nylon soft-shell material, for head-to-toe warmth; BONFIRE’s OPTIC 3-IN-1 gloves ($89) wrap a waterproof-breathable polyester-insulated shell around a separate leather liner suited for tactical maneuvers. On her, SIERRA DESIGNS’ FORM ergonomically cut ski pants ($120) fit the body’s curves.

Ralph Lauren, Victorinox, Bonfire, Sierra Designs, The North Face, Banana Republic, GAP

Ralph Lauren, Victorinox, Bonfire, Sierra Designs, The North Face, Banana Republic, GAP

Bonfire, Hi-Tec, Sorel Caribou, Victorinox, Nautica, Timberland, Bakoda, Diesel, Smartwool, Spiewak

Bonfire, Hi-Tec, Sorel Caribou, Victorinox, Nautica, Timberland, Bakoda, Diesel, Smartwool, Spiewak

Sorel Caribou, Sierra Designs, Bonfire, Hi-Tec, Smartwool, Diesel, Banana Republic, Victorinox, Nautica, GAP

Sorel Caribou, Sierra Designs, Bonfire, Hi-Tec, Smartwool, Diesel, Banana Republic, Victorinox, Nautica, GAP

Timberland, Victorinox, Diesel

Timberland, Victorinox, Diesel

Sierra Designs, Sorel Caribou, Bonfire, The North Face, By Ralph Lauren, Victorinox, Timberland, Redfeather, Banana Republic

Sierra Designs, Sorel Caribou, Bonfire, The North Face, By Ralph Lauren, Victorinox, Timberland, Redfeather, Banana Republic

THE CASUAL: On him, polyester beanie ($25) by SIERRA DESIGNS; wool ribbed sweater ($50) by THE NORTH FACE. On her, wool-and-rayon hat ($58) by BANANA REPUBLIC; lamb’s-wool-and-faux-fur hoodie ($68) and reversible faux-fur-and-nylon vest ($68) by GAP; wool gloves, stylist’s own.

THE CORE: Left, on him, the washed-denim look of BONFIRE’s BALANCE nylon snowboarding pants ($170) belies their waterproof-breathable functionality; Thinsulate lining and flexible eVent waterproofing help make HI-TEC’s NOREASTER boot ($120) feel more like a hiker and less like a stiff ski boot. On her, SOREL CARIBOU boots ($100) will keep toes cozy to 40 degrees below zero.
THE CASUAL: Left, on him, cotton dress shirt ($80) by VICTORINOX; lamb’s-wool crewneck sweater ($158) by NAUTICA; insulated cotton corduroy jacket ($148) by TIMBERLAND. On her, cashmere-and-acrylic beanie ($20) by BAKODA; denim jeans ($150) by DIESEL; wool gloves ($15) by SMARTWOOL; wool scarf and wool sweater, stylist’s own.
THE CORE MEETS THE CASUAL: Right, rugged military-grade polyester satin parka with polyester insulation ($240) by SPIEWAK.

THE CORE: On her, SOREL CARIBOU boots ($100) are waterproof and lined with a removable felt liner to keep the fire lit in her feet. On him, the 500-fill down QUARTZ vest ($100) by SIERRA DESIGNS fits under a parka or over a burly sweater; BONFIRE’s BALANCE nylon snowboarding pants ($170) insulate around the joints to help keep them warm, as do its OPTIC 3-IN-1 gloves ($89); HI-TEC’s NOREASTER boots ($120) use lightweight EVA cushioning in the sole to add comfort.
THE CASUAL: On her, lamb’s-wool hoodie ($68) and toggle jacket ($85) by GAP; denim jeans ($150) by DIESEL; wool gloves ($15) by SMARTWOOL; cashmere hat, model’s own; vintage wool sweater, stylist’s own. On him, faux-fur-lined hat ($88) by BANANA REPUBLIC; cotton dress shirt ($80) by VICTORINOX; lamb’s-wool crewneck sweater ($158) by NAUTICA.

THE CORE: Don’t call the SNORKEL jacket ($248), from TIMBERLAND, a canvas barn coat—its waterproof-breathable polyester shell and PrimaLoft insulation make it a bona fide winter necessity; the same can be said about the super-soft glove leather swaddling your feet in TIMBERLAND’s TRAIL VISION MID waterproof hiking boots.
THE CASUAL: Wool sweater ($145) by VICTORINOX; denim jeans ($150) by DIESEL; wool gloves, stylist’s own.

THE CORE: Left, from left: On her, SIERRA DESIGNS’ FORM waterproof-breathable nylon ski pants ($120) keep you dry in powder or spring slush; SOREL CARIBOU boots ($100) mean toasty-warm feet. On him, BONFIRE’s FILTER waterproof polyester jacket ($250) protects the down insulation from getting wet, their lightweight nylon PARTICLE snowboard pants ($100) are ideal for warmer spring boarding days, and the OPTIC 3-IN-1 gloves ($89) slide a stylish leather liner into an insulated winter glove; THE NORTH FACE’s TAHOE LACE boots ($85) come lined with PrimaLoft insulation so feet stay warm even when wet. On snowshoer, the wool-and-leather ARMO jacket ($1,200) from RLX BY RALPH LAUREN has nine chest pockets for all your stuff; VICTORINOX’s polyester OSLO pants ($155) shed water and block freezing winds; BONFIRE’s OPTIC 3-IN-1 gloves ($89) are your fingers’ best friends; winter trail-running shoes never felt as cozy as TIMBERLAND’s SNOW LIZARD INSULATED MID boots ($100); and the clear plastic decks on REDFEATHER’s FREEDOM SERIES snowshoes ($149) let you see what you’re stomping on.
THE CASUAL: On her, wool-and-rayon hat ($58) by BANANA REPUBLIC; lamb’s-wool-and-faux-fur hoodie ($68), reversible faux-fur-and-nylon vest ($68), and angora-nylon-and-lamb’s-wool scarf ($35) by GAP; wool gloves, stylist’s own. On snowshoer, polyester beanie ($25) by SIERRA DESIGNS; wool ribbed sweater ($50) by THE NORTH FACE.
RIGHT: Same clothes as on page 4; leather belt, stylist’s own.

WHERE TO FIND IT:
Bakoda, 206-762-2955, www.northwave.com; Banana Republic, 888-277-8953, www.bananarepublic.com; Bonfire, 800-654-2668, www.bonfiresnowboarding.com; Diesel, 877-433-4373, www.diesel.com; Gap, 800-427-7895, www.gap.com; Hi-Tec, 800-521-1698, www.hi-tec.com; J.Crew, 800-562-0258, www.jcrew.com; Nautica, 877-628-8422, www.nautica.com; Redfeather Snowshoes, 800-525-0081, www.redfeather.com; RLX by Ralph Lauren, 888-475-7674, www.polo.com; Sierra Designs, 800-635-0461, www.sierradesigns.com; Smartwool, 800-550-9665, www.smartwool.com; Sorel, 877-508-6050, www.sorel.com; Spiewak, 800-223-6850, www.spiewak.com; The North Face, 800-447-2333, www.thenorthface.com; Timberland, 800-445-5545, www.timberland.com; Victorinox, 888-658-0717, www.swissarmy.com

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